North Yorkshire's leading digital making charitable organisation.

From York CoderDojo to York MakerFest, we are heavily involved in the North Yorkshire community, providing digital making activites for everyone to get involved in. We’re also behind the Keeping You E-Safe network, of which is working to keep every young person safe online

View Keeping You E-Safe's resources bank on mental health and wellbeing for information on how to get support

Win prizes with YorkMix Radio

To celebrate our rebrand to the Keeping Digital Foundation, we'll be giving away prizes from gift cards to cheese & wine tasting sessions on the Gamewheel. Tune into the Breakfast Mix on YorkMix Radio from 1st-5th of March (7-8am).

York CoderDojo: Code in Space

You can complete Mission Zero in around an hour - that's fast. You don't need any programming knowledge and, if you stick to be brief, and your program doesn't contain any errors, it is guaranteed to run on the ISS!

Big Charity Giveback

The Big Charity Giveback is a community project we set up in the first national lockdown back in March 2020, as a way to say a huge thank you to local charities and volunteers who have worked hard during the pandemic.

Census support is available.

If you need help to complete your Census return, Explore York and York CVS can offer 1 to 1 support sessions at three libraries in York.
Sessions will be available between 1 March and 4 May 2021 at Acomb, Tang Hall, and York libraries. They must be booked in advance. You can get support over the phone or in-person.

Advert: Census day is coming up this March

The census is a survey about all the households in England and Wales. It’s digital-first this year, but support is available from Explore York. (

Introducing York CoderDojo Digital Badges

Digital badges are a way to acknowledge digital skills achieved by attendees at Dojos around the world, and York is no different! They are almost...

A statement from York MakerFest

At York Pi Jam, York CoderDojo and York MakerFest, we have always been dedicated to keeping volunteers and attendees safe. York MakerFest is a free...

Want to make something?

Getting started with your Pi

Set up and explore what your Raspberry Pi can do.

Rock band

Make your own musical instruments with code blocks.

Happy birthday

Make an online birthday card on a webpage using HTML.


At the Keeping Digital Foundation, we are doing everything we can to try to reduce the risk of transmission of Coronavirus at our events and workshops. We're looking at what we can do to keep everyone safe, whether that be through visors for our team or hand sanitiser for everyone to use. Although we are a while away from resuming with our face-to-face operations, we are confident that everything we are doing now will help us, and you, in the future. Thanks for sticking by our sides.

Find your nearest activity

We're never that far away!

With the help of our volunteers and partners, we are able to provide digital making activities, and more, across the whole of North Yorkshire!

Our mission.

The Keeping Digital Foundation is on a mission to make sure everyone has access to digital making activities to obtain essential skills in a growing and developing world.

Hashtag it. and York Pi Jam remain part of the Keeping Digital Foundation group. and domains associated with York Pi Jam now redirect to

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